Antique, Vintage and Estate Jewelry is in the Eyes of the Beholder

Jewelry as objects of adornment has always been regarded with special affection. Showcase Antique Center has a large assortment of antique, estate and vintage jewelry on line. Most antique shops don’t carry the selection and quality of antique, vintage and estate jewelry for sale that we do.We realize that when people are shopping for jewelry, some […]

Antique Ice Cream Scoops

All of these beautiful antique ice cream scoops are for sale. Five them are listed on our Web Site.  These antique ice cream scoops are interesting because many of them have mechanical functions and shapes which are unlike anything produced today.  The antique scoops pictured are: 1) Nickel plated brass Clipper Disher Scoop produced by […]

Tour of The Store

Showcase Antique Center is a large store with 185 showcases filled with antiques and vintage collectibles plus jewelry, art gallery and furniture. Our web site only has a small percentage of our total inventory. This store will take many blog posts to complete however, we feel it will be worth while to show our […]

Hundreds of Items Consigned

A Vermont antique dealer and collector consigned several hundred items to us which include all their collections and inventory just a few days ago. Among the items are Christmas, Easter, candy containers, children’s items, yellow ware, cast iron doorstops, cast iron still banks, primitives, advertising, black forest, Royal Bayreuth and much, much more. We will […]

Estate Sale To Downsize Your Home?

As the baby boomer generation and their parents want to live in a smaller house, condominium, apartment or care facility, they see their belongings as just stuff and want to dispose of them in the quickest fashion without giving any consideration to value. This is very unfortunate because the proceeds from the sale could go […]

Free Antique & Jewelry Appraisal Days

Free Antique & Jewelry Appraisal Days Saturday, February 18th Saturday, March 17th 10 AM to 2  PM Limit of 2 items per person.   To consign items to us please call (508) 347-7190 or E-Mail: Showcase Antique Center  For more information about our consignment program and download a brochure   Post Footer automatically generated by […]

Free Antique & Jewelry Appraisal Days

Upcoming Events Fine Antique & Jewelry Appraisal Days Saturday, Oct 15th Future Appraisal Dates: Saturday, Nov 19th Saturday, Dec 17th Register for Showcase Antiques Center’s E-mail updates Showcase Antique Center located at the entrance to Old Sturbridge Village, 371 Main St, P.O. Box 1122, Sturbridge, MA 01566 Tel: (508) 347-7190 Fax: (508) 347-5420 Showcase Antique […]

Foreclosures, Downsizing & Estate Sales

Dealing with the clutter of a lifetime can look like an insurmountable task. A lot of people turn to what they consider the easiest solution, which is usually one or more of the following: No one wants it, I don’t want it, don’t think it has any value so I will throw it away. I […]

Celebrating Christmas With Antiques

     German immigrants first introduced Christmas trees made from artificial materials to America during the late 19th century.  The feather tree was made from goose feathers dyed green and wrapped around stiff wire to create the branches of the tree.  The branches were attached to a wooden rod and inserted into a stable base.  Feather […]

Christmas Present, Christmas Past

       Although Santa’s traditional appearance features his rosy dimpled cheeks, cherry-red nose and the trademark red Santa suit, black boots, and Santa hat, astute collectors are thrilled to find early papier-mache Belsnickles and Santa ornaments with robes of unusual colors or adorned with fur. The Belsnickle, known as Father Christmas, traveled from house to […]

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